Google Apps E-Mail (Gmail)

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To access the Google Apps at Akron Email System visit

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Import Your Class Schedule to Google Apps
You can import your class schedule into your Google Apps Calendar
See below to begin!

Google Multiple Sign-In

Multiple sign-in enables you to sign in to multiple accounts in the same browser session for specific products. You most likely want this enabled if you use a gmail account other than the University of Akron E-mail.

Conflicting Accounts

If you are experiencing an issue with conflicting Google accounts, click here.

E-Mail Client Setup Instructions

Outlook 2007/2010 Apple Mail Blackberry Thunderbird
Windows Mail / Windows 7 Live Mail Entourage An E-Mail Client Not Listed Here Android
iPhone (All Versions)

Importing Class Schedule

You can import your class schedule into Google Apps.

  1. Log into
  2. Click on the Email tab
  3. Click Import your class schedule into your Google Apps at Akron calendar
  4. Select the correct term
  5. Click Submit
  6. Once complete you will get a successfully imported message

Common Navigation

A list of common navigation for the Google E-mail system can be found Here

Forwarding Webmail Google Apps Student E-Mail

Mail forwarding is no longer set up using the ITS administration page, it will now be administered by the Google Apps Mail.
To set up mail forwarding

  1. Log into
  2. Click /Select Settings in the upper right corner
  3. Click/Select Forwarding and POP/IMAP
  4. Click/Select Forward a copy of incoming mail to email address and
  5. Enter the forwarding mail address into the email address field
    • You can select an action for managing the email on the Google Apps server
      ”keep The University of Akron Mail’s copy in the Inbox” is the default setting
  6. Click/Select Save Changes


Server Status

To check if there are issue with the Google Apps servers please see

Phishing Attempts

If you feel you have encountered a attempt or have responded to one please see Phishing.

If you have any problem accessing your University Webmail account, call the ZipSupport Center at 330-972-6888.

For instructions to setup multiple sign-in see Google Multiple Sign-In

More Information

More information can be found by reading the FAQ click here